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What type of rock was once melted and then cooled and hardened?
a) igneous rock
b) metamorphic rock
c) sedimentary rock
d) mineral

What type of rock was formed from material that has settled into layers?
a) sedimentary rock
b) metamorphic rock
c) igneous rock
d) mineral

What is formed when mud or minerals fill a mold?
a) cast
b) fossil
c) mold
d) rock

Why are plant fossils not as common as animal fossils?
a) Soft parts of plants are easily destroyed.
b) More animals die than plants.
c) Soft parts of animals are easily destroyed.
d) Plants do not die.

What is the powder left behind by a mineral when it is rubbed against a rough white tile?
a) streak test
b) color test
c) hardness test
d) chalk

What type of rock has been changed by heat and pressure?
a) metamorphic rock
b) sedimentary rock
c) igneous rock
d) mineral

What are the three layers of Earth?
a) core, mantle, crust
b) inside, middle, outside
c) core, rock, crust
d) magma, mantle, soil

Wind and water would change a metamorphic rock into...
a) sedimentary rock
b) igneous rock
c) metamorphic rock
d) mineral

Put the following minerals in order from soft to hard: quartz, diamond & talc
a) talc, quartz, diamond
b) talc, diamond, quartz
c) diamond, quartz, talc
d) quartz, diamond, talc

What type of rock are most fossils found?
a) sedimentary rock
b) igneous rock
c) metamorphic rock
d) mineral

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